Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

Posted By Wael Nemattalla
Diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

28 years old male.

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  • Wael Nemattalla 2013-12-05 08:06:05


    Lymphoma is a malignancy arising from lymphocytes or lymphoblasts.


    Lymphomas are currently classified according to the WHO classification of neoplastic diseases of the lymphoid tissues which also includes leukaemias. The main division is into:

    • Hodgkin lymphoma

    • B cell lymphoma

    • T cell lymphoma

    Additionally it is worth, especially for radiologists, dividing lymphomas according to the location

    • central nervous system - brain / spine

    o CNS lymphoma

     primary CNS lymphoma

     secondary CNS lymphoma

    o lymphoma of the spinal cord

    • orbital lymphoma

    • thyroid lymphoma

    • mediastinal lymphoma

    • pulmonary lymphoma

    • gastrointestinal lymphoma

    o gastric lymphoma

    o pancreatic lymphoma

    o small bowel lymphoma

    o large bowel lymphoma

    • skeletal lymphoma

    • genitourinary lymphoma

    o uterine lymphoma

    o cervical lymphoma

    o vaginal lymphoma

    o testicular lymphoma